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Cholera fast spreading in camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants

camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants

Africa News reports that Cholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Most deaths were recorded in Muna Garage camp on the outskirts of state capital Maiduguri, the epicentre of the Islamist insurgency that has also destabilised neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger. A U.N. ...

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Top 10 Worst Cities in the World to Live

worst cities in the world to live

I’m sure it came as a shock to many of us when our darling city of Lagos – Africa’s fastest growing city was ranked among the top 3 worst cities in the world to live. Now let’s find out the other 9 cities that made the list of top 10 worst cities in the world to live. A number of ...

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Buratai speaks on Dubai luxury property ownership

Buratai speaks on Dubai luxury property ownership

According to Premium Times, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has denied personal ownership of Dubai luxury property, saying his family made investment in the Middle East city long before his appointment. Mr. Buratai, a lieutenant-general, made the statement on Thursday in a BBC HARDtalk interview with Stephen Sackur. It was a rehash of his claim last year following evidence linking him ...

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Bad Market – Episode 1

Bad market - episode 6

Real Estate is a broad field with a lot to explore, but not a lot of young people find it easy to grasp. Whether you are a student, an investor, a developer or an enthusiast, one of our aims at Nigeria Real Estate Hub is to make sure you can understand how real estate works and how you can begin ...

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156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

The Guardian reports that Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Wednesday, said Boko Haram insurgents destroyed 156,453 houses in the state. The governor made this known in Maiduguri when he received a donation of building materials and food items by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. The commission donated bundles of roofing sheets, wheelbarrows, cartons of ...

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How Jigawa Govt’s Land Grab for Chinese Firm Threatens Livelihood of 150,000 Citizens in 22 Villages

land

Premium Times report that the decision by the government of Jigawa State to hand over 12,000 hectares of land spread across four local government areas to a Chinese investor is threatening the livelihood of about 150,000 persons in the state. The 12,000 hectares are spread across Gagarawa, Taura, Suletankarkar and Garki local government areas of the state. The state government ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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Land wars claim lives in Northern Nigeria

Land wars

“Bakin Kogi – Dalami Tukura stands with a long, hand-crafted musket slung over his right shoulder next to his brother’s freshly-dug grave, a mound of red earth marked with a cross made of woven grass. The burly 40-year-old maize farmer’s brother was killed just days ago when suspected cattle herders attacked his home in northern Nigeria. “He was shot,” Tukura ...

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Top 5 Deadliest Places In Nigeria

5 deadliest places in Nigeria

There was a period in our lives when terrorism and insurgency was alien to Nigeria, these days it has become a civil service job or you may want to call it a daily chore. No day passes by without news of Fulani herdsmen or Boko Haram attacks being reported in the media. This article lists “Top 5 Deadliest Places In ...

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